organizational design

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Post date: January 15, 2019
Conceptually, work-life balance has been around for decades. We’re all familiar with the basic notion that there should be a healthy balance of life to work, that one does not dominate the other for an extended period of time. In practice, this is not always easy to achieve. Often work overtakes...
Post date: May 10, 2018
In today’s rapidly evolving, high-tech marketplace, many organizations are turning to agile ways of working (such as scrum and kaizen) to enable more rapid decision making, accelerate innovation, and improve delivery of strategy. If this is to be done successfully, these new ways of doing things...
Post date: October 16, 2018
Most organizations waste an absurd amount of time arguing about three things: What to do, how to do it, and who should do it. Endless meetings are spent rehashing who is doing what by when. Despite that, no one ever knows who’s accountable for the steps that are decided upon, so employees don’t...
Post date: June 20, 2019
Corporate structure has been defined as a pattern by which organizations can divide their activities and tasks as well as control them to achieve higher degrees of coordination. Corporate structure refers to the bureaucratic division of labor accompanied by control and coordination between...
Post date: April 9, 2019
The more complex a process is, the more difficult it is to measure. Organization change is inherently complex, as it typically impacts virtually every part of an organization and it's a process that involves human beings. Measuring how effective your change transformation has been is far more...
Post date: September 15, 2020
Companies like Nucor Steel and Haier Group challenge the assumption that bureaucracy is indispensable to large­-scale human enterprise, yet neither company would claim to be a perfectly developed specimen of “humanocracy.” Moreover, they would be the first to tell you that not all of their systems...
Post date: October 10, 2019
HR professionals deliver value as architects of talent, leadership, and organization agendas. Many have discussed how HR can and should respond to trends in talent and leadership to increase employee experience, strategic execution, customer share, investor confidence, and community reputation....
Post date: March 5, 2019
Sustainable growth is the goal of nearly every organization. Because resources are limited, achieving growth requires a fine balance between focusing limited resources on the activities that will drive growth and pulling those resources in smart ways from activities that aren’t tied to growth....
Post date: December 1, 2020
The new leadership model is radically different from the hierarchical model of the past. It appears to be more of a network than a traditional organization chart. In this network, some nodes are larger than others, reflecting the reality that some participants on the team have greater...
Post date: May 2, 2017
A century ago, the nature of industrial work necessitated a top-down structure that persisted for generations, but the days of corporate hierarchy are numbered. It used to be that jobs were mechanical. People took whatever job was available, often without any previous training let alone specialized...